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Drunk Driving Rate in Bulgaria at 2.5%, Police Operation Reveals

Bulgarian traffic police have intercepted 158 car drivers sitting behind the wheel after having drunk alcohol in just two days, BGNES reported on Tuesday,

Society » Incidents | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 214

Wildfire Near Bulgaria’s Lesovo Border Crossing Contained

A Bulgarian Air Force helicopter has helped contain a wildfire near Lesovo village, a checkpoint on the border with Turkey, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Society » Incidents | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 624

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister to Cut Ribbon on Waste Management System in Vidin

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva will cut the ribbon on a new waste management system in the northwestern city of Vidin ON Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 753

Forest Fire Damage in Bulgaria since Jan 2015 Estimated at BGN 10 M

Wildfires have caused damage worth around BGN 10 M since the beginning of 2015, according to Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Georgi Kostov.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2015, Sunday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1762

'Socialist Beer' Adds Appeal to Traditional Buzludzha Fest

A "Socialist Beer" is being featured at the traditional Mount Buzludzha fest held by Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) members, activists, followers and sympathizers this Sunday.

Society | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2472

Bulgarian High School Students Win Gold, 2 Silver Medals at International Olympiad in Informatics

Bulgarian high school students have won one gold and two silver medals at the XXVII International Olympiad in Informatics in Almati, Kazakhstan.

Society » Education | July 31, 2015, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1811

Inactivity Rate of Young People in Bulgaria at nearly 73% in 2014

The inactivity rate of young people aged 15-24 in the EU-28 varied from 32.6% in the Netherlands and 38% in Denmark to nearly 73% in Bulgaria and Italy, according to Eurostat data for 2014.

Society | July 31, 2015, Friday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1603

Robbie Williams to Perform With His Father at Bulgaria's Spirit of Burgas

Robbie Williams, who is the headliner of the music festival Spirit of Burgas taking place on August 7 and 8 on the Black Sea coast, will perform with his father Pete Conway.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3514

Bulgaria Will Have World's Most Rapidly Shrinking Population in Next 35 Years - UN

Bulgaria is expected to have the world's highest population decline rate between 2015 and 2050, a UN report shows.

Society | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 10:00 | Viewed: 3257

Thracian Treasures Return to Bulgaria After Exhibition in Louvre

The Thracian treasures, which had been on exhibition at the Louvre museum since April, returned to Bulgaria late on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1808

Temperatures in Bulgaria to Exceed 40 Degrees as Heat Wave Reaches Its Peak

The heat wave, which has gripped Bulgaria, is expected to reach its peak on Thursday with temperatures expected to exceed forty degrees.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 3880

Youth Unemployment in Bulgaria Drops to 17.7% in 2014

Youth unemployment in Bulgaria dropped by 4.

Society | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgarian Air Force Pilatus PC-12 Safely Lands on Belly, No Injuries Reported  

A Bulgarian Air Force Pilatus PC-12 transport aircraft has landed on its belly at Graf Ignatievo airfield after its landing gear failed, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2453

Army Lends Support in Extinguishing Wildfire in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

The district governor of Bulgaria's Haskovo Dobri Belivanov has requested aid from the Defence Ministry in extinguishing the wildfire raging between the villages of Bryagovo and Ostar kamak.

Society » Incidents | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1843

3-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southern Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1859

Code Orange Issued in 21 Bulgarian Regions over Dangerous Heat

As many as 21 Bulgarian regions have been placed under Code Orange for Wednesday as extremely high temperatures are expected to sweep the country.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3365

Wildfire Rages Near Bulgaria's Boboshevo

A wildfire has been raging near the village of Sopovo, located in the municipality of Boboshevo in western Bulgaria.

Society » Incidents | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1963

Close to 2.5 Million Bulgarians Live Below Poverty Line - Study

More than 2 460 000 Bulgarians or 34 % of the country's population live below the poverty line of BGN 295 per month.

Society | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 3328

Monument to Elias Canetti Unveiled in Bulgaria's Ruse

A statue depicting Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti was unveiled over the weekend in the town of Ruse, northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2605

Thracian Polearm Among Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians, Prof Nikolay Ovcharov has said.

Society » Archaeology | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2416

4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1502